|Week 1:3.30, 4.1, 4.3Getting a Lay of the Land||Have read: Walter Benjamin, Unpacking My LibraryHayden White, The Fictions of Factual Representation from Tropics of Discourse(this pdf contains several chapters. For today, just focus on Chp 5)|
|Week 2:What constitutes a collection, and why do we collect? 4.6, 4.8, 4.10||Have read: Susan Stewart, On Longing (read entire .pdf)||Inventing the Louvre – McClellan Introduction Inventing the Louvre – McClellan Chap 3|
|Week 3:What is the role and purpose of a museum? A look at Lenoir vs. the Louvre in Kalamazoo||Kalamazoo Valley MuseumMeet in lobby of KVM at 10:15am.Inventing the Louvre – McClellan Chap 5||Kalamazoo Institute of ArtsMeet in lobby of KIA at 10:15am|
|4.13, 4.15, 4.17|
|Week 4:The White Cube and its Problems 4.20, 4.22, 4.24||O’Doherty, The White Cube
Final Projects: Teams assigned and prompt distributed in class.
|Claire Bishop, The Social Turn||Detroit Institute of ArtsDepart from campus at 8am, return by 5pm.|
|Week 5: Museums as Ritual, Museums as Nation 4.27, 4.29, 5.1||Carol Duncan, MuseumasRitual||Exhibiting Cultures, Introduction and Svetlana Alpers, The Museum as a Way of Seeing|
|Week 6: Museums, Memory, and Identity5.4, 5.6, 5.8||Andreas Huyssen, Twilight Memories
KVM, KIA, DIA, UMMA reflections due on reading log by midnight tonight.
Class meets at KIA on Thursday this week, 5pm.
| Art Institute of Chicago
Depart at 9am, Return by 7pm.
|Week 7: The Changing Nature of the Art Museum 5.11, 5.13, 5.15||Nina Simon, The Participatory Museum, Preface and Parts I & II.||No Class Meeting Today|
|Week 8: Where are we now? 5.18, 5.20, 5.22||Placeholder for DoGL||Cultural Repatriation: Case Studies|
|Week 9: 5.25, 5.27, 5.29||Memorial Day||Cultural Repatriation: Case Studies||Participatory Museum Assignment due Friday by midnight. Email to: chahn[at]kzoo.edu and michelles[at]kiarts.org. Class meets at KIA at 5pm on 5.28.|
|Week 10: 6.1, 6.3, 6.5||1. ACSJL
2. Film Society
3. Book Arts
|1. Kalamazoo Public Library
2. Glass Arts
|Nonprofit Organization Analysis (via email) and AIC/MoCA museum analyses (on reading log) due Monday of finals week by midnight.|